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What is Improv?

Improv, short for improvisation, is a theater term. Improv is when  you come up with scenes and you can make up games as well. You have to act them out and become the character. Improv is also when you forget your lines then have to make up new ones that that fit the scene, without any prior practice.  People use improve in plays to help cover up any mistakes, making the play more interesting.  

Now, here is how you improv at home (but you might need someone else to be the other characters):


Step 1. You need to warm up.

Step 2. So what you do now is you need to Read the article/script.

Step 3. After that you will need to study your character (become your character and know who your character is.)

Step 4. Now, since you have become your character you need to memorize your character’s lines.

Step 5. Then, you need to go somewhere (where other people can see you) and become your character again and say your lines (without your script) and do exactly what you are going to do on show night.

Step 6. After you have done these steps, you have to film yourself and see what you look like.

Step 7. Finally, you need to watch the video and find your mistakes and do the process over again.

If you keep doing these steps everyday, you won’t feel as nervous and you’ll be more confident.  You will be ready for your show!

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9 Responses to “Improv”

  1. Gia.G on October 25th, 2018 1:23 pm


  2. Harkins on November 5th, 2018 1:25 pm

    I had friends who took improv classes. I often thought of trying it, too, but I think I was too afraid to!

  3. sara on November 12th, 2018 1:30 pm


  4. Richie on November 14th, 2018 11:01 am

    That’s why Miranda is world famous! She’s my favorite superstar! I can’t get enough of her voice! She’s has a unique voice. At least now I know that it’s really just Colleen! I can’t believe that a girl like Colleen can transform into a girl like Miranda.

  5. Emily A on November 15th, 2018 11:14 am

    I love Miranda. Good article! 😉

  6. Addi on November 15th, 2018 11:18 am

    Great article 🙂

  7. Sophia F on November 15th, 2018 11:19 am

    Improv sounds fun! Like this article 🙂

  8. sophia on November 16th, 2018 11:16 am

    OMG! marinda is the best and she is so beautiful and funny good job nat.

  9. sophia on November 16th, 2018 11:17 am

    OMG! marinda, good job nat.

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